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(IAAC) Obj: NGC6451 - Inst: SCT 8", F/10 (Meade)



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Observation Poster: Ante Perkovic  <albirejo_without_j@vip.hr>
Observer: Ante Perkovic 
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: July 10th 2004
Location of site: Perkovic, Croatia (Lat 43.5, Elev 200m)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 3 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: SCT 8", F/10 (Meade)
Magnification: 56x, 80x, 105x
Filter(s): None
Object(s): NGC6451
Category: Open cluster. Dark nebula.
Class: 
Constellation: Scorpius
Data: mag 8.2  size 8'
Position: RA :  DEC :
Description:
What a nice surprise!
At 56x, I see 15 * in a bow, with a nebula inside. 
At 80x, 4 to 5 * pop out from nebula.
At 105x, I see altogether 25 * and still see nebula in the middle.
This cluster reminds me of NGC7209 in Lacerta.
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